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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Life and death of King John.
New Haven, Yale University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1927
|Named Person:||John, King of England; John, King of England|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; Stanley Thomas Williams
|Notes:||With facsimile of the t.p. of the Elizabethan club copy of the third edition.|
|Description:||4 preliminary leaves, 144 pages illustrations (facsimile) 18 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction. Date and sources. The text: early records; copy for "King John" in the folio; act and scene division; revision. "King John" - a critical introduction: political language and the language of "King John"; Wills and the Crown of England; monarchs, parents and the bastard; patterns of action in "King John". "King John" in the theatre: early stage history; the text in the theatre; theatrical reputation and stage history. Editorial procedures. Abbreviations and references. "The Life and Death of King John". Appendices: A - speech-prefixes in act 2; B - "care" (4.2.117); C - "an angel spake" (5.2.64); D - lineation and speech assignments, 5.6.1-6; E - 5.7.117-18. Index.|
|Series Title:||Yale Shakespeare.|
|Other Titles:||King John.
|Responsibility:||edited by Stanley T. Williams.|
"Advanced students and scholars working with King John and its text will find the edition invaluable."--Choice